THE 13th annual Thundersprint has been hailed as one of the best yet by organiser Frank Melling.

The tens of thousands who crammed into the town centre enjoyed a weekend of high-octane racing, entertainment and street theatre.

And traders were delighted as revved-up revellers splashed the cash – a welcome boost for the town’s economy.

“It was a brilliant weekend and a fabulous experience,” said Frank. “There were newborn babies in arms, elderly people in wheelchairs, parents with their children – all kinds of people all having an amazing time.

“There really is no other event like it, and we couldn’t have asked for a better crowd.”

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